ChemRisk LLC is Acquired by Cardno Limited
ChemRisk LLC (ChemRisk), a leading technical and scientific consulting firm in the U.S., has been acquired by Cardno Limited (Cardno), an infrastructure and environmental services company based in Australia. Jordan Knauff & Company served as co-financial advisor to ChemRisk in this transaction.
ChemRisk is a scientific consulting firm committed to helping clients around the globe improve the health and safety of their products, operations, workers, the public, and the environment. The company specializes in pioneering risk assessment methods to characterize and understand complex exposures involving chemicals, pharmaceuticals, or radionuclides in a variety of potentially contaminated media. Using state-of-the-art techniques and methodologies, ChemRisk works with governments, industry, and academia to provide objective, science-based solutions to difficult challenges. The company has more than 70 scientists with backgrounds in toxicology, industrial hygiene, epidemiology, ecotoxicology, environmental sciences, medicine, statistical analysis, and risk assessment serving clients in multiple countries, across a variety of markets and industries.
Founded in 1985, ChemRisk offers services in the areas of computational modeling and statistics, crisis management, epidemiology, exposure assessment, health and environmental risk assessment, nanotechnology, occupational health and safety sciences, product sustainability, regulatory support, and toxicology and ecotoxicology. The acquisition of ChemRisk expands Cardno’s service offering in occupational health and safety, product sustainability, consumer product safety, and contaminated site evaluations. Key management of ChemRisk will become Cardno shareholders and remain active leaders in the company.
ChemRisk will become a part of Cardno ENTRIX, an environmental and natural resource management consultancy providing a broad range of services in water resources management, nature resources management, permitting and compliance, and liability management.
“ChemRisk is a strong brand that is respected worldwide. The transaction will allow the company to capitalize on the expanding market for risk analysis due to current and anticipated regulations, concerns about food quality and concerns about the safety of consumer products,” commented Mr. G. Cook Jordan, Jr., Managing Principal of Jordan Knauff & Company.
About Cardno Limited
Cardno Limited is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. The company’s team includes more than 7,500 professionals in over 270 locations focused on delivering tailored solutions to address social, physical, and economic business needs. Based in Australia, Cardno has offices in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
About Jordan Knauff & Company
Jordan Knauff & Company (JKC), an investment bank based in Chicago, Illinois, served as co-financial advisor to ChemRisk LLC in this transaction. JKC is a knowledgeable and experienced provider of a comprehensive line of investment banking services to private companies. Services include mergers and acquisitions advisory, capital formation, and strategic financial advisory services to companies in a variety of industries. To learn more about JKC, please visit www.jordanknauff.com or contact Mr. G. Cook Jordan, Jr. at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-254-5901. JKC is a member of FINRA.